Press Release

National Cadet Karate Championship to begin from tomorrow

Islamabad 4th March, 2011: Pakistan Sports Board will organize two-day National Cadet (under 16 boys & girls) Karate championship at Pakistan Sports Complex,
Islamabad from tomorrow.

In a press release, spokesperson of PSB said the karate championship is organized in collaboration and cooperation with Pakistan Karate Federation on the special initiatives of Director General PSB.

Syed Amir Hamza Gillani, Director General PSB, will be a chief guest to inaugurate the championship at 3 pm at Liaqat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad.  The PSB has completed all the necessary arrangements for holding the championship. Pakistan Sports Board is also seeking technical support from 25 referees and judges.

He said the championship is a part of talent hunt program of PSB at grass roots level. He said by involving young cadets (boys & girls) will not only help revive the sports activities but also be a great boost for them to take part in competitive sports at national level.

The spokesperson said total 15 teams of Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Balochistan and Islamabad are participating. Both under-16 boys & girls will take part in different categories of -40 kg, -43,-45 kg, -47kg, -52 kg & -63 kg. The winner teams and individual players would be given cash prizes and trophies by the PSB, he added.

The prize distribution ceremony is scheduled be held at 4 pm on March 6, 2011 at Liaqat Gymnasium.

Faik Ali Chachar
Director (PR & MM)
Pakistan Sports Board